Dental Assistant Jobs in Minneapolis, MN

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Department of Veterans Affairs - Minneapolis, MN
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2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Wayzata, MN (13 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Dental assistant will be passing instruments and materials, performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act....
18 hours ago
HealthPartners - Arden Hills, MN (7 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Paul Como Required Qualifications: Must be a registered dental assistant in the state of Minnesota....
8 hours ago
Saint Paul, MN (9 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Searching for a dental assistant, experience preferred but not the only consideration. Four days a week, Monday through Thursday 7 until 5....
1 hour ago
Midwest Dental - Minneapolis, MN
Overview Licensed Dental Assistant **$1,500 Sign On Bonus** At Midwest Dental, we are passionate about patient care and service....
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1 day ago Midwest Dental
Lake Elmo, MN (18 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation....
16 hours ago
Midwest Dental - West Saint Paul, MN (9 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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1 day ago Midwest Dental
Minneapolis, MN
Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation....
1 day ago
Chaska, MN (21 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Licensed Dental Assistant $28-32 No Eve or Weekends image 1 of 5 compensation: $28-32 per hour employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Our office was voted "Best Dental Office" by readers...
1 day ago
Saint Paul, MN (9 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Earn while you learn - long established Dental Office Downtown St. Paul Hours: 32-34 per wk. M-Th (10:00am - 6:00pm) Duties: Assist dentist perform routine chairside functions & other duties as...
1 day ago
Minneapolis, MN
Looking for a FT LDA to join our busy, established practice in beautiful South Minneapolis. Great doctors and team! Competitive salary and benefits. New grads are welcome. Send resume to: contact...
1 hour ago
South Suburban Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons - Burnsville, MN (17 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Registered Dental Assistant needed for our multiple doctor oral surgery clinic 24-32 hours per week. Our offices are located in Burnsville, Inver Grove Heights, Northfield, and New Prague....
4 days ago
Plymouth, MN (7 miles from Minneapolis, MN)
Periodontal office looking for a dental assistant to help us out while our main assistant is out for a pregnancy leave on T 8-4:30, TH and F 9-4:30. W is also a possibility for catch up, etc.....
6 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Minneapolis, MN
Some complex patient procedures are preformed under indirect supervision of more experienced dental assistants or dental supervisor....
6 days ago
Minneapolis, MN
FT Dental Assistant Our dental team within the Indian Health Board is looking for a Dental Assistant who is passionate about providing optimal care for an underserved population....
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Minneapolis, MN

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Minneapolis, MN as reported by the BLS.

$50,498

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Minneapolis, MN offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Minneapolis, MN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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